With KNAP Advisory, getting a FSSAI license is easy

Anyone active in the food industry must be registered with the FSSAI. To operate a food processing, food manufacturing, packaging, distributing, or selling business, you must have an FSSAI registration. Get your FSSAI registration in just 999 (Govt fees extra). To initiate the procedure, pay only 499*/- now and the remainder balance when processing commences.

Benefits of FSSAI

  • Mandatory for online selling
  • Creates trust among customers
  • FSSAI logo is well recognized
  • Important for import and export of food products 

Types of FSSAI

  • FSSAI Registration – if turnover is upto 12 lakhs p.a.             
  • FSSAI State license – if turnover is above 12 lakhs p.a
  • FSSAI Central license – if turnover is above 20 crores p.a

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Get your online FSSAI Registration/ Food License in India

An Overview- Online Food license in India

Food Safety and Standard Authority of India is abbreviated as FSSAI. Any individual who want to create a Food Business Operator (FBO) business, such as restaurants, canteens, or beverage processing, must register for FSSAI Registration or License.

The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) is an autonomous organisation operating under the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. FSSAI oversees and monitors the food industry in accordance with the Food Safety and Standard Act of 2006 norms and regulations. Its intent and purpose is to set food safety and licencing requirements.

An FBO is required to have an FSSAI License or Registration, which is contingent on a variety of parameters like production volume, the sort of food business activities controlled, and the scope of operations. As part of the FSSAI Registration process, the FBO will acquire a 14-digit number that must be printed on food goods.

By utilising a team of competent experts and Chartered Accountants, we guarantee complete client satisfaction and quick service delivery. With KNAP Advisory, you will obtain FSSAI Registration/License following departmental clearance.


Benefits of FSSAI registration/ Food license in India

Legal Security

If you possess an FSSAI licence, you can legally market your food products. You may sell your food without sacrificing its quality, price, or characteristics.

Acceptance by the general public

The FSSAI certification instils client trust in your food products, since they have been certified by the government. KNAP Advisory simplifies the FSSAI licence application process.


Represent your brand with the FSSAI logo. In addition, you must include any packaging, cards, or boxes that display your food goods.

Expand your food distribution network.

Most importantly, you have the option to rapidly expand your food network by completing the required documentation in a timely and legal manner.

Online Food License/ FSSAI registration in India- A detailed process

  •  An FSSAI registration application may be initiated by submitting Form A (Registration Application) or Form B (State and Central License Application) to the Food and Safety Department or by registering online via the FoSCoS website.
  • All required documents must accompany the application. The application must be submitted to the Food and Safety Department or uploaded electronically to the FoSCoS website upon completion.
  • The Department has seven days from the moment it receives an application to accept or reject it, and the rejection must be informed in writing to the applicant.
  • If the application is granted, the department will issue a certificate of registration with the applicant's name, registration number, and photograph.
  • The certificate of registration must be prominently displayed at the FBO during business hours.

Types of Food license in India

 FSSAI/Food Licenses are categorised into three groups.

  • FSSAI Basic License
  • State FSSAI License
  • Central FSSAI License

 Let's examine the various sorts of FSSAI licences in further detail. If you are or want to be a food business operator in India, we have provided you with all the necessary information. The FSSAI categories stated below are based on yearly revenue –

  • Basic Registration - If the annual sales of the food company operator are less than 12 lakhs, he or she must register using Registration Form A.
  • State License - If the yearly revenue of the food business falls between 12 lakhs and 20 crores, the proprietor must file Form B in order to get a State License.
  • Central License - If the food company owner's annual sales reach 20 crores, he or she must submit a Form B application for a Central License.

 A food company operator must submit an online application for FSSAI registration depending on the range of annual revenue given above.

Documents required for FSSAI registration process in India

The most probable candidates for FSSAI registration are small food vendors, and the registration process is simple. The following materials are required for FSSAI registration:

  • Image of a food company proprietor.
  • Identity verifying papers such as a Ration Card, Voter ID Card, PAN Card, Driver's License, Passport, Aadhar Card, Senior Citizen Card, or Department Issued ID
  • Supplementary Documents (if any):

Municipality or Panchayat No Objection Certificate and Health No Objection Certificate

Click here for a comprehensive list of papers necessary for a State licence or Central License.



Who may apply for an FSSAI licence?

All operators of food businesses are entitled to apply to FSSAI. This implies that all enterprises engaged in the production, packaging, transportation, and sale of food items are obliged to get an FSSAI licence.

Are food export permits obligatory for food exporters?

To export food overseas, you must first get an FSSAI License for Export, as well as health ministry and FSSAI certification.

What is the duration of the FSSAI licence?

The licence is valid for one to five years, thus the business must submit a renewal application 30 days before to the expiration date.

Who has the authority to issue an improvement Notice?

The Food Safety Officer has the authority to issue an improvement notice if a food company operator fails to comply with standards or recommendations.

What is the definition of food recall?

Recall is a process for removing or modifying marketed food items and their labels if they violate any food legislation imposed by the FSSAI's Regulatory Authority.

How many different forms of FSSAI licence registration are available?

FSSAI/Food Licenses are categorised into three groups.
1) FSSAI Basic License
2) State FSSAI License
3) Central FSSAI License

Which licence is necessary for food enterprises that operate in several states?

The Central Food License is necessary.

Who has the authority to give permits to food industry operators at railroad facilities?

Railway Designated Officer/Food Safety Officers have the authority to award FSSAI licences to food establishments operating on railway property.

Do medical stores require an FSSAI licence to offer dietary supplements and nutraceuticals?

Medicine distributors are required to hold an FSSAI licence since they offer FSSAI-regulated dietary items, food supplements, and nutraceuticals.

Under what conditions might an application be denied?

The majority of applications are denied due to faulty form submission and improper attachments.

How do I renew my FSSAI licence?

A renewal application must be submitted 30 days before to the expiration of the current licence.

Who should apply for a state licence from the FSSAI?

State License - If the annual revenue of the business falls between 12 lakhs and 20 crores, the owner of the food business must file Form B in order to get a State License.

Who is eligible to apply for a Central License?

Central License - If the food company owner's annual sales surpass 20 crores, he or she must submit Form B to get a Central License.

Who should submit an application for a Basic FSSAI licence?

Basic Registration - If the annual sales of the food company operator are less than 12 lakhs, he or she must register using Registration Form A.

Why should you register for an FSSAI licence?

The FSSAI certification instils client trust in your food products, since they have been certified by the government. KNAP Advisory simplifies the FSSAI licence application process.


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